2021 Buick Encore GX Specifications

AWD 4-Door Essence

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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 26 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Turbocharged, 1.3
EPA Class Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Style Name Essence AWD
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission Transmission, 9-speed automatic, 9T4X, Gen 1

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 102.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.9
Height, Overall (in) 64.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 50.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.5

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code L3T
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 174 @ 1600
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Turbocharged
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600
Displacement 1.3/- TBD -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) N/A
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.69
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 2.45
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.17
Trans Order Code M3F
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.96
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 3.01
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 16 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code QAI
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size 225/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code QAI
Rear Tire Size 225/55R18
Spare Tire Order Code ZDC
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Watts Link
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features StabiliTrak, stability control system
Automatic Emergency Braking
Front Pedestrian Braking
Brake lining wear indicator
Daytime Running Lamps, Signature LED
Airbags, frontal and knee for driver and front passenger,...
Airbag, Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable...
OnStar and Buick connected services capable (Terms and...
Rear Vision Camera (Replaced with (UV2) HD Surround Vision (WPA)...
Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Forward Collision Alert
Following Distance Indicator
Seat belt, 3-point, driver with load limiter and pretensioners,...
Seat belt, 3-point, front passenger with load limiter and...
Seat belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) for child...
Door locks, rear child security
Teen Driver a configurable feature that lets you activate...
Tire Fill Alert (Does not monitor spare tire.)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, manual learn (Does not monitor...
Horn, dual note tone

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Maintenance Note 1 Year/1 Visit
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 60,000
Roadside Assistance Years 5
Warranty Note <<< Preliminary 2021 Warranty >>>

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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